• We choose to cultural scenery "20th century inheritance of Arita of Japan"!
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  • The Hizen ceramic ware zone
  • Freely walking through Arita
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Seasonal Event Information

  • The 16th Arita Hinamatsuri Festival

    With plenty of colourful Arita porcelain, this festival announces the arrival of spring.
    [Date] From February 8, 2020 to March 22

  • Opening of the Climbing Season of Mt. Kurokami

    Mt. Kurokami was appointed one of the "100 Greatest Japanese Natural Areas to be Conseved for the 21st Century"
    ※It was called off for the coronavirus infection prevention.

  • Magarigawa Cherry Blossom Festival

    The Cherry Blossom Festival is held to pray for safety, plentiful harvest, the prosperity of the local industry and the health of Arita's inhabitants.
    ※It was called off for the coronavirus infection prevention.

  • Tango Rhododendron Festival

    ※It was called off for the new coronavirus infection prevention.

  • Arita Ceramics Fair

    The Arita Ceramics Fair is Japan's largest ceramics market, visited by porcelain lovers from all over the country.
    ※From the viewpoint of prevention of new coronavirus infection spread, it became postponement. Holding time is undecided.

  • Arita international ceramics exhibition

    An open exhibition of unpublished ceramics
    ※It was called off for the coronavirus infection prevention.

  • Touso-Sai - A Festival for the Father of Arita Porcelain

    This festival is dedicated in gratitude to Ri Sanpei, the "Father of Arita-Porcelain" who initiated the development of Arita's ceramic industry.
    [Date] Every year on May 4

  • Firefly Festival of Arita

    ※It was called off for the new coronavirus infection prevention.

  • Arita Summer Festival Firework

    ※It was called off for the new coronavirus infection prevention.

  • Arita Window Display Contest

    ※From the viewpoint of prevention of new coronavirus infection spread, it became postponement. Holding time is undecided.

  • Juuhachi-Ya (Night of the 18th)

    The highlights of this event are groups of young men performing a dynamic quarrel and a self-made pinwheel firework.
    [Date] Every year on August 18
    ※2020 only for the person concerned become held

  • Arita Sarayama Festival

    The highlight of this festival is the porcelain plate dance "Sara-Odori", which is only performed in Arita, the birthplace of Japanese porcelain.
    The Sara-Odori parade is a must-see for every visitor of Arita.
    ※It was called off for the new coronavirus infection prevention.

  • Arita Food and Agriculture Festival

    Arita which is full of crops of nature.
    Other than sale of delicious farm products and artefact, events to be able to enjoy in families are varied.
    [Date] Sunday, November 24, 2019
    Place: Around Arita Town Hall agency

  • Sue, Arida porcelain Festival of the 15th autumn

    Enjoy Arita's ceramic culture, rich nature and good meals served on splendid ceramic dishes.
    [Date] From Wednesday, November 20, 2019 to 24th Sunday

  • Bowl Festival of the 37th bowl memorial service, Arita

    Place: Arita cera(old Arita Ceramics Home Plaza)
    [Date] From Wednesday, November 20, 2019 to 24th Sunday

  • Arita Ishiba Sumo Tournament

    This event is a ritual sumo tournament devoted to a mountain god of the Izumiyama Quarry.
    [Date] The middle of November, 2019

  • Nige Mochi Festival

    [Date] Every year on the night of November 22
    Place: Shimohon-district, Arita

  • Event at the Turn of the Year: Arita's Porcelain Bowl Illumination

    Visit Touzan Shrine for hatsumode (the first Shinto shrine visit of the New Year) and enjoy the fantastic illumination with more than 1000 votive candles made from porcelain.
    [Date] Every year in the night between December 31st and January 1st until about 2:00 am.

  • The 16th Arita Hinamatsuri Festival

    With plenty of colourful Arita porcelain, this festival announces the arrival of spring.
    [Date] From February 8, 2020 to March 22

We see list

  • It is promotion video of Saga, Arita-cho. Please enjoy picture clogged up with charm of latest Arita-cho.

  • Traditional buildings preservation area of "live museum" Arita Uchiyama who can be also known as. High school student displays shopwindow of store selling ceramic ware in this cityscape and is meeting to compete for design and technique, workmanship.

  • Arita is the birthplace of Japanese porcelain. It has a rich tradition developed over the centuries. Let' s discover the town' s uniqueness of nature, culture, and people with beautiful images.

  • It is promotion movie of Arita Porcelain Fair full of 1.24 million customers last year.
    Morning gruel and shopping, pleasant scenery unlike everyday Arita including Touso-sai: Festival for the “Father of Porcelain are clogged up closely.

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